19 Aug 2012
Sowing of kharif crops in Bihar has shown a marginal increase despite rainfall deficiency in the state.
29 Jul 2012
Bihar government has released Rs 13 crore towards diesel subsidy by agriculture department bringing some relief and cheers to farmers facing drought-like situation because of deficient rainfall and uneven distribution of rainfall to irrigate kharif crops.
07 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India's wheat production is likely to decline by 4-5 percent in the current crop year from the initial estimates of 95.76 million tonnes due to unseasonal rains, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Tuesday.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today increased the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal for this year.
11 Sep 2014
New Delhi: A Central team will soon visit Haryana to assess the drought situation in the state and damage to kharif crops.
17 Jun 2013
Early onset of monsoon will boost kharif crops like paddy and oilseeds and help increase agriculture productivity at a time when economy is facing downturn, the government said on Monday.
31 Dec 2014
Patna: The Bihar government on Tuesday approved payment Rs 300 per quintal as bonus for paddy procurement in the state during the 2014 kharif season, an official said.
27 Aug 2011
The Central government has decided to assess the loss of crop in the eastern part of India as the overflowing of rivers have washed away standing Kharif crop over a vast stretch of land.
24 Jul 2012
The deficit rainfall will take a toll on kharif production this year with coarse cereals like maize receiving the maximum hit, Agriculture Secretary Ashish Bahuguna said on Tuesday.
13 Mar 2016
Chandigarh: Standing wheat crop was damaged in hundreds of acres of agricultural fields in Punjab and Haryana due to unseasonal rainfall accompanied with high velocity winds over the past 24 hours.